Monday, February 23, 2009

Indian Media's softness on LTTE's terrorism


The Al-Qaeda like attack by the LTTE in Colombo didn't generate any outrage in Indian media.

In most newspapers, the air-craft attack in Sri Lankan capital were termed as 'daredevil attacks' by 'rebels' or 'Tamil Tigers'. There was no mention to the word Terrorism.

This is the same Indian media that brands any body who is a mere 'suspect' because of a police version, as terrorist. From SIMI to Abhinav Bharat (Malegaon blast accused case) and Sri Ram Sena, the word 'militant' and 'terrorist' is used quite easily.

Even words like 'Hindu terrorism' and 'Muslim terrorism' are used commonly. But the organisation that is responsible for the first suicide bombing on Indian soil--LTTE is let off easily. Most papers called the attackers as either LTTE guerillas, separatists, Kamikaze or rebels.

None termed them as Tamil Terrorists or LTTE Terrorist or just Terrorists. Its important for Indian media to deliberate discuss and arrive on a definition of terrorism.

Else, it must be answered why the group led by V Prabhakaran that is responsible for killing of former Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi is never termed as a terrorist organisation?

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

Rajiv Gandhi

Facts
- Order the slaughter of Tamils-Hindus in 1987.
- Order the slaughter of Tamil Tigers (LTTE) in 1987.
- He blew up my home, killed my relatives.
- Rajiv was executed in Tamil Nadu (South India).
- No evidence of LTTE for exucation, only accusations.

Rajiv Gandhi
- Hindi speaking North Indian (Non-Dravidian)
- False hero, God only should be worshiped.
- Drunk with local North Indian power.
- No relation to Mathma Ganhdi.

Anyone who slaughters over 20 000 innocent civilians must be dispatched from earth. Rajiv Gandhi was. I urge all South Indians remember, also these Hindi fools run Central Indian Government for the time being.

TamilHinduWarrior said...

Rajiv Gandhi

Facts
- Order the slaughter of Tamils-Hindus in 1987.
- Order the slaughter of Tamil Tigers (LTTE) in 1987.
- He blew up my home, killed my relatives.
- Rajiv was executed in Tamil Nadu (South India).
- No evidence of LTTE for exucation, only accusations.

Rajiv Gandhi
- Hindi speaking North Indian (Non-Dravidian)
- False hero, God only should be worshiped.
- Drunk with local North Indian power.
- No relation to Mathma Ganhdi.

Anyone who slaughters over 20 000 innocent civilians must be dispatched from earth. Rajiv Gandhi was. I urge all South Indians remember, also these Hindi fools run Central Indian Government for the time being.

Haider Khan said...

like ur analysis very much ...i am also thinking abt the same things when watching news channels

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